The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 86 90 73
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -17
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 12 15 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.02% 1.24% 1.57%
As % of the System Software category 6.28% 10.79% 8.81%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 13
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,650 £32,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,400 £67,750 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.79% -7.22%
vSphere
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

System Software Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
191 139 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 16.28% 11.46% 17.87%
Number of salaries quoted 175 118 139
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

vSphere
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the South Wales region.

vSphere Salary Trend in South Wales

vSphere
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -2 11 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Newport - 1 £32,500 -
vSphere
Wales

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing vSphere also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited vSphere.

1 28 (96.55%) Windows
2 25 (86.21%) Windows Server
3 24 (82.76%) VMware
4 19 (65.52%) Microsoft
4 19 (65.52%) Active Directory
5 18 (62.07%) ITIL
5 18 (62.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (55.17%) MS Exchange
6 16 (55.17%) SAN
7 15 (51.72%) Cisco
7 15 (51.72%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (44.83%) Linux
8 13 (44.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (37.93%) DHCP
9 11 (37.93%) DNS
10 10 (34.48%) Red Hat
10 10 (34.48%) Firewall
10 10 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2010
11 9 (31.03%) Coaching
11 9 (31.03%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (31.03%) Problem Management
11 9 (31.03%) Exchange Server 2007
11 9 (31.03%) VPN
11 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (31.03%) Unix
12 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (24.14%) EqualLogic
13 7 (24.14%) IIS
13 7 (24.14%) Avaya

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing vSphere also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited vSphere. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (55.17%) MS Exchange
2 10 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (31.03%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (24.14%) IIS
5 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (13.79%) OpenStack
6 3 (10.34%) Apache
7 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (6.90%) JBoss
7 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
8 1 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (3.45%) Drupal
8 1 (3.45%) nginx
8 1 (3.45%) Node.js
8 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
8 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) DigitalOcean
2 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (55.17%) SAN
2 11 (37.93%) DHCP
2 11 (37.93%) DNS
3 10 (34.48%) Firewall
4 9 (31.03%) VPN
4 9 (31.03%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (20.69%) IP Telephony
6 4 (13.79%) Internet
7 2 (6.90%) NAS
7 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
8 1 (3.45%) Asterisk PBX
8 1 (3.45%) HTTP
8 1 (3.45%) IPsec
8 1 (3.45%) Kerberos
8 1 (3.45%) LDAP
8 1 (3.45%) MPLS
8 1 (3.45%) SSL
8 1 (3.45%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) MySQL
3 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.45%) GitLab
1 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Administrator
2 7 (24.14%) Systems Administrator
2 7 (24.14%) Windows Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Support Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) VMware Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) IT Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) IT Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Senior VMware Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Windows Support Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (6.90%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) SAN Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Support Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) LAMP
2 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.45%) Apache Flex
2 1 (3.45%) COM
2 1 (3.45%) Django
2 1 (3.45%) Drush
2 1 (3.45%) jQuery
2 1 (3.45%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (3.45%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (3.45%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (3.45%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (24.14%) EqualLogic
3 4 (13.79%) Clustering
4 3 (10.34%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (6.90%) Symmetrix
6 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
6 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 28 (96.55%) Windows
2 25 (86.21%) Windows Server
3 18 (62.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (44.83%) Linux
4 13 (44.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (31.03%) Unix
5 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (6.90%) AIX
8 1 (3.45%) CentOS
8 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) ITIL
2 9 (31.03%) Coaching
2 9 (31.03%) Problem Management
3 6 (20.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (20.69%) Performance Management
3 6 (20.69%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (20.69%) Service Management
4 3 (10.34%) People Management
4 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.90%) Change Management
5 2 (6.90%) High Availability
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (3.45%) DevOps
6 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.45%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.45%) Open Source
6 1 (3.45%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) Security Hardening
6 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.45%) Perl
2 1 (3.45%) PHP
2 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.34%) MCITP
2 3 (10.34%) MCSE
3 2 (6.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (6.90%) SAP Certification
4 1 (3.45%) CCNP
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.45%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.90%) ISO 9001
2 2 (6.90%) ISO22301
3 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (65.52%) Active Directory
2 15 (51.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (17.24%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (13.79%) VMware ESX
5 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
5 3 (10.34%) XenApp
5 3 (10.34%) XenDesktop
5 3 (10.34%) XenServer
6 1 (3.45%) Ceph
6 1 (3.45%) Docker
6 1 (3.45%) GlusterFS
6 1 (3.45%) iptables
6 1 (3.45%) LXC
6 1 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (3.45%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) SCCM
2 4 (13.79%) WSUS
3 3 (10.34%) Backup Exec
3 3 (10.34%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (10.34%) Tivoli
3 3 (10.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Ansible
4 1 (3.45%) CFEngine
4 1 (3.45%) HAProxy
4 1 (3.45%) Nagios
4 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.45%) Puppet
4 1 (3.45%) Salt
4 1 (3.45%) SCOM
4 1 (3.45%) SELinux
4 1 (3.45%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 24 (82.76%) VMware
2 19 (65.52%) Microsoft
3 15 (51.72%) Cisco
4 10 (34.48%) Red Hat
5 7 (24.14%) Avaya
5 7 (24.14%) Dell
6 5 (17.24%) HP
7 4 (13.79%) Citrix
7 4 (13.79%) IBM
8 3 (10.34%) Nexenta
8 3 (10.34%) Oracle
8 3 (10.34%) Symantec
8 3 (10.34%) Veritas
9 2 (6.90%) 3PAR
9 2 (6.90%) EMC
9 2 (6.90%) Novell
9 2 (6.90%) SAP
10 1 (3.45%) Brocade
10 1 (3.45%) Juniper
10 1 (3.45%) NetApp
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